Edinburgh–Dunblane line

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Edinburgh–Dunblane line
Overview
System National Rail
Locale Edinburgh
Falkirk
Stirling
Scotland
Operation
Owner National Rail
Technical
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Edinburgh to
Dunblane Line
Up arrow Highland Main Line
Dunblane
Bridge of Allan
Right arrow
Kincardine Line
to Alloa
Stirling
Larbert
Left arrow
Cumbernauld Line
and Croy Line
Camelon
Falkirk Grahamston
Left arrow
Glasgow to Edinburgh
via Falkirk Line
Polmont
Right arrow Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway
Linlithgow
Left arrow North Clyde Line
Edinburgh Park Edinburgh Trams
Right arrow Edinburgh to Aberdeen Line
Left arrow
Glasgow to Edinburgh via Shotts Line
and West Coast Main Line
Haymarket Edinburgh Trams
Edinburgh Waverley
Edinburgh Trams St Andrew Square
Left arrow Borders Railway
Down arrow
North Berwick Line and
East Coast Main Line

The Edinburgh–Dunblane line is a railway line in East Central Scotland. It links the city of Edinburgh via Falkirk to the city of Stirling, Lecropt (from Bridge of Allan) and the town of Dunblane. At Edinburgh Park this line joins the Edinburgh Crossrail line.

Service provision[edit]

Connections to other services[edit]

This line connects into other services in several locations:

Provided by First ScotRail (from 2004 to 2015)[edit]

The services on this line were run by First ScotRail, now run by Abellio Scotrail. The vast majority of services are worked by Class 158 and Class 170 DMUs, with some services being provided by Class 156s. The Polmont–Dunblane section of the route is due to be electrified by 2018, when new EMUs will take over the operation of most services.

History[edit]

The route built in several stages:

Sources[edit]